Volume 13 Supplement 2

Use of health impact metrics for programmatic decision making in global health


Edited by Patricia H David

Publication charges for this supplement were funded by Population Services International, a registered non-profit organization. The Supplement Editor declares that she has no competing interests.

  1. Research

    Applying the disability-adjusted life year to track health impact of social franchise programs in low- and middle-income countries

    Developing effective methods for measuring the health impact of social franchising programs is vital for demonstrating the value of this innovative service delivery model, particularly given its rapid expansio...

    Dominic Montagu, Lek Ngamkitpaiboon, Susan Duvall and Amy Ratcliffe

    BMC Public Health 2013 13(Suppl 2):S4

    Published on: 17 June 2013

  2. Research

    Estimating the contribution of a service delivery organisation to the national modern contraceptive prevalence rate: Marie Stopes International's Impact 2 model

    Individual family planning service delivery organisations currently rely on service provision data and couple-years of protection as health impact measures. Due to the substitution effect and the continuation ...

    Michelle B Weinberger, Kenzo Fry, Tania Boler and Kristen Hopkins

    BMC Public Health 2013 13(Suppl 2):S5

    Published on: 17 June 2013

  3. Research

    Equity monitoring for social marketing: use of wealth quintiles and the concentration index for decision making in HIV prevention, family planning, and malaria programs

    The majority of social marketing programs are intended to reach the poor. It is therefore essential that social marketing organizations monitor the health equity of their programs and improve targeting when th...

    Nirali M Chakraborty, Rebecca Firestone and Nicole Bellows

    BMC Public Health 2013 13(Suppl 2):S6

    Published on: 17 June 2013